EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The SIUE women's tennis team will travel to face Austin Peay Friday and Murray State Saturday.
The match against Austin Peay will take place at the Governors Tennis Center in Clarksville, Tennessee, at 2 p.m. The Cougars will face Murray State at the Rowtan Paul Indoor Tennis Center in Paducah, Kentucky, match time set for 11 a.m.
SIUE comes into the weekend with a 0-16 overall record and is 0-5 in Ohio Valley Conference play. Lara Tupper continues to lead the Cougars in the top spot, winning her last two No. 1 singles matches. Ann-Christine Link also has won her last two singles matches at the No. 3 spot.
The Governors (8-6, 4-1 OVC) are searching for their fourth straight win heading into their match with the Cougars. Lidia Yanes Garcia of Austin Peay is 13-0 from her No. 1 singles spot and has a 22-5 combined singles and doubles record.
The Racers are 11-6 and are tops in the OVC with a 5-0 conference record. Murray State will face Eastern Illinois Friday before playing host to the Cougars. Claire Chang is 10-5 from the No. 1 singles spot and Amina Hadzic is 12-0 from the No. 3 and 4 position.